Chronic Diseases and Diet

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HPEB 502 – Fall 2011 Diseases Associated with Diet
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More on What We Have Covered …. Heart disease The Hidden Epidemic – Heart Disease in America http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/heart/index.html Heart disease and Women – Go Red for Women http://www.goredforwomen.org/index.aspx Emotions in each clip? Effectiveness?
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Diabetes Diabetes Preventing Type 2 diabetes: pay close attention to weight gain as a teen/young adult Weight gains of 10-15 pounds between ages 25-40 increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes 1.9 million cases of diabetes diagnosed in the US in 2010 ( http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diabetes-statistics/ ) Globally, the WHO estimates that 7.8% of the population will be diagnosed with Type 2
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What’s in a Name? Manufacturers (Corn Refiners Association) of high fructose corn syrup would like to have the name officially changed to corn sugar; a petition has been submitted to the FDA
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Unformatted text preview: High fructose corn syrup is a commercial sweetener used primarily in beverages and candy Composed of almost the same amounts of fructose and glucose found in sucrose (table sugar) Some controversy in testing sweetened beverages in 10/2010 Name is actually truthful because it is made from corn! An Expert Weighs In…. From Marion Nestle’s blog (she is the author of What to Eat and Food Politics ); she is a well-respected professor of nutrition at NYU Check them out here http://www.foodpolitics.com/2011/09/corn-re / http://www.theatlantic.com/food/archive/201 More Resources http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm http://www.stroke.org/site/PageNavigator/HOME Hypertension in a chronic disease that may lead to stroke CDC and Stroke Resources “Eat This, Not That…Football” (TODAY Show, September 18, 2011) http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course HPEB 502 taught by Professor Montgomery during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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